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A Primer On Moscow Protests

A Primer On Moscow Protests
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The Russian capital has seen a lot of protests this summer. Ostensibly, they're about the City Duma election, where opposition candidates were kept off the ballot for various contrived reasons. But there's a bigger issue at stake here: the Russian political system. Unless you're paying close attention, it can be a bit confusing. Here's a guide to some key elements of the Summer of Protests to help you understand what's going on.